Symplectoscyphus turgidus : Race Rocks Taxonomy Photomicrography of Dr. Anita Brinckmann-Voss

Symplectoscyphus turgidus (Trask, 1851), (Hydrozoa, Leptothecatae, Sertulariidae. d: colony; e: single hydranth enlarged without medusa buds. A common subtidal species, occasionally intertidal species. Note rectangular diatoms attached to the thecae of the colony (upper right hand corner of each picture)

Domain Eukarya
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Hydrozoa
Class Leptothecatae
Family Setulariidae
Genus Symplectoscyphus
Species turgidus (Trask, 1851),

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